This area will cover relevant news of the threat to the planet from Near Earth Objects (NEOs) including concepts and designs for mitigation. All opinions are those of the author.

05 January 2006

Radio Show: "Asteroid Apophis due to pass close in 2029"

"Asteroid Apophis due to pass close in 2029"
Program #4,758 of the Earth & Sky Radio Series
Hosts Deborah Byrd and Joel Block
January 13, 2006

"If that object passes through a 600-meter-sized keyhole in 2029, that is, a location in space that is only 600 meters wide, it will indeed hit the Earth in 2036. But the chances of its actually passing through this 600-meter-sized keyhole in space in 2029 are extremely low."

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